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Castro Hotel lies in the middle of Amoudara, only 1,000 feet from the famous sandy beach. It features an outdoor pool with pool-side bar and plenty of sun-bathing space. Free WiFi is available throughout.

Every one of the Castro Hotel’s rooms has private balcony with pool, mountain or limited sea views subject to availability. All are equipped with a fridge, air conditioning, safe, electric kettle and TV with satellite channels.

Maxim restaurant serves Greek, as well as International dishes. Drinks and coffee, as well as refreshments and cocktails can be enjoyed by the pool-side.

Other hotel facilities include a dining room, a TV room and an open-air parking area.

Castro Hotel is 3.1 mi away from Heraklion city center and 6.8 mi from the Heraklion International Airport. A variety of bars and restaurants can be found a mere 350 feet from the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

Castro Hotel has been welcoming guests since Nov 22, 2009

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 twin bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
4 twin beds
2 twin beds
1 full bed
1 twin bed
1 full bed
1 twin bed
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beach
  • Amoudara Beach

    Amoudara Beach

    7.7 Good beach
    1,350 feet from property
Property questions and answers
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  • if i have already paid for a hotel reservation am I still entitled to free cancellation my travel date is 18th April 2020
    Dear Guests, Due to Coronavirus situation, we haven't charge your reservations. You can change your reservations to alternative dates without change ..
    Answered on 26 March 2020
  • how much is a transfer from the airport? thank you :)
    Between 27 - 30 euro by taxi. But there is public bus , bus no6 from 07:00 - 00:00 every 20 min. and the ticket costs 1.50 euro per person. Bus stop C..
    Answered on 14 August 2021
  • Hello, Does the family room has 2 separated rooms where beds are in?
    Dear guest, All family rooms are recently renovated and have 2 rooms , one bedroom (2 beds)and one common area room with also 2 beds. Also there is ..
    Answered on 22 August 2022
  • Greetings. I wish to book a non-smoking room. Is it possible to let you know this at the time of booking or are all rooms non-smoking? Thank-you.
    Dear Guest, kalimera from sunny Crete! You are very welcomed to our hotel Castro! Regarding tour request we kindly note that all our rooms are non-smo..
    Answered on 20 July 2022
  • Hi If I book a room for a couple of nights in 2 weeks time. Is it possible to arrange a late check out please as my flight is at 10pm? Thanks
    Dear Guest , We can arrange day use ( Late check out) with additional charge. Thank you Vangelis Panteris Castro Hotel
    Answered on 28 August 2021
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Maxim Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

    Food: Greek, Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Seafood

    Open for: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

Amenities of Castro Hotel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance
    Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
    Additional charge
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
  • Playground
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • Concierge
    • Baggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • 24-hour front desk
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key card access
    • Safe
      Additional charge
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Tile/Marble floor
    • Heating
    • Private entrance
    • Car rental
    • Laptop safe
    • Packed lunches
    • Elevator
    • Family rooms
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Room service
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    • Upper floors accessible by elevator
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Seasonal
    • All ages welcome
    • Pool bar
    • Beach umbrellas
    • Kids' pool
    • Full-body massage
    • Hand massage
    • Head massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Foot massage
    • Neck massage
    • Back massage
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Light therapy
    • Body scrub
    • Body treatments
    • Pedicure
    • Facial treatments
    • Beauty services
    • Beach umbrellas
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • Bulgarian
    • German
    • Greek
    • English
    • Polish
    • Russian

    House rules

    Castro Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


    7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Crib upon request

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Castro Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

    In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

    As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

    Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

    Please inform Castro Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    Maxim Restaurant & Cocktail Bar: Closed from Wed, Oct 26, 2022 until Fri, Mar 31, 2023

    Bar is closed from Wed, Oct 26, 2022 until Fri, Mar 31, 2023

    Castro Hotel pool: Closed from Wed, Oct 26, 2022 until Fri, Mar 31, 2023

    License number: 1039K011A0018101

    FAQs about Castro Hotel

    • Castro Hotel is 1 miles from the center of Amoudara Herakliou.

    • The prices at Castro Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Castro Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Massage
      • Playground
      • Pool table
      • Ping-pong
      • Live music/Performance
      • Swimming pool
      • Bicycle rental
      • Beauty services
      • Facial treatments
      • Pedicure
      • Body treatments
      • Body scrub
      • Light therapy
      • Spa/Wellness packages
      • Back massage
      • Neck massage
      • Foot massage
      • Couples' massage
      • Head massage
      • Hand massage
      • Full-body massage

    • Room options at Castro Hotel include:

      • Single
      • Twin/Double
      • Triple
      • Family
      • Double

    • Guests staying at Castro Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.1).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Buffet

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • The nearest beach is 1,000 feet from Castro Hotel.

    • Castro Hotel has 1 restaurant:

      • Maxim Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

    • Yes, Castro Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Check-in at Castro Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.